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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:36 PM   #1
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HELP! Wearing/Attaching wings on a backless dress?

I'm cosplaying suigintou from rozen maiden: http://www.cosplayhouse.com/images/D..._0 2-7-03.jpg

But my dress is backless!
I am planing on making wings around that size...
But how will I wear them/construct them without them being visible through backless dress?

Thank you so much for your help!
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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:39 PM   #2
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I'm thinking very lightweight wings, and lots of spirit gum (as well as a trusted person to help you put them on and take them off). Glue the suckers to your shoulder blades. That's what I think, but I have absolutely no experience or sound reason to back my suggestion up. ^o^
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Unread 03-29-2011, 10:07 PM   #3
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Maybe you can get hold of some clear straps to secure them across your chest under the front of your dress. It'll also lift 'the girls' if that's helpful.

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Unread 03-29-2011, 10:55 PM   #4
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Oh thank you both of your suggestions are wonderful!
I think I may try the clear straps suggestion!
But more help is very welcome! )
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Unread 04-01-2011, 12:03 AM   #5
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If your dress is very tight (corsets work best) then sometimes you can put the support for the wings on the bottom, with a band around your midsection. I can't seem to find the tutorial anymore, but maybe just the thought will help?
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Unread 04-01-2011, 01:31 AM   #6
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http://www.jiajem.com/wings.html hide the harness like the skilled cosplayer in this tutorial did.
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